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Why do adults with schizophrenia have poorer physical health than the rest of the population?

01 December 2005

Mental Health Practice


Over the past 60 years research has shown that the prevalence of circulatory disorders, digestive diseases and diabetes mellitus are all significantly raised in...

Swimming guidelines for adults with epilepsy

09 December 2008

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

It is important that people with learning disabilities have opportunities to participate in a wide range of community activities. To support this inclusion agenda...

Dancing to keep young@heart

01 March 2008

Mental Health Practice

Health promotion

Since the 1980s, pit closures have had devastating effects on many villages, towns and communities in England, especially in the Midlands and the north. Waddington...

Reaping the rewards of better fitness

10 February 2009

Mental Health Practice


The physical health problems of long-stay patients in psychiatric hospitals, including obesity and diabetes, have often been described. They reflect lifestyle,...

Wild at heart: tapping into the restorative power of the great outdoors

01 April 2004

Mental Health Practice


Blake’s great vision was to notice that all humans need a place of retreat, a place to make themselves whole. Many great literary and artistic figures have noted the...

Obesity in primary care

01 June 2000

Primary Health Care


Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to give an overview of some of the issues and principles of weight management in primary care and to ensure...

steps to fitness: a health and well-being pilot project

01 April 2008

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Reducing excess weight and obesity is a national and global priority: the health risks associated with obesity are largely preventable and its prevalence is...

The importance of exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure

12 April 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses the cardiac care and rehabilitation needs of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). Research suggests that patients with CHF who are in a...